Photos: Mater Dei rallies to beat St. John Bosco

A Mater Dei player celebrates after the game with hands raised
Mater Dei linebacker Nasir Wyatt celebrates a 17-7 victory against St. John Bosco at Santa Ana Stadium on Friday night.
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The game turned into an old-fashioned defensive struggle. Mater Dei scored twice in the fourth quarter and prevailed 17-7 at Santa Ana Stadium on Friday night.

Mater Dei running back carries the ball in the open field
Mater Dei running back Jordon Davison breaks free for a touchdown against St. John Bosco in the second half.
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St. John Bosco defensive players celebrate after a play
The St. John Bosco defense celebrates after stopping Mater Dei on fourth and one in the second half.
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A St. John Bosco ball carrier eludes a leaping Mater Dei tackler
St. John Bosco quarterback Pierce Clarkson eludes Mater Dei defender Ryan Vagana in the first half.
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St. John Bosco's quarterback scrambles away from Mater Dei players
St. John Bosco quarterback Caleb Sanchez gets flushed out of the pocket by the Mater Dei defense in the second half.
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Mater Dei's quarterback throws a pass in front of a St. John Bosco player
Mater Dei quarterback Elijah Brown passes in the second half.
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A Mater Dei runner approaches a St. John Bosco defender
Mater Dei running back Nathaniel Frazier runs through a hole in the St. John Bosco defense in the second half.
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A St. John Bosco ball carrier hurdles above a Mater Dei tackler
St. John Bosco running back Cameron Jones hurdles over Mater Dei defender Jeilani Davis in the first half.
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